Foundation Programmes


CERTIFICATE & DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

In addition to the degree programmes, Legacy University, The Gambia also offers a variety of programmes, leading to the award of certificates & diplomas providing mid-level work-force to the Gambia, West Africa and the world.

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COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES (CHS)                                                                                                                         

Department of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences

  1. Pharmacy Technician (Diploma)
  2. Herbal Medicine (Certificate & Diploma)

Department of Clinical Sciences

  1. Registered Nursing (Diploma)

Department of Allied Health & Biological Sciences

  1. Health Management & Planning (Diploma)
  2. Occupational Health & Safety (Diploma)
  3. Prosthetics & Orthotics (Diploma)
  4. Health Informatics (Diploma)
  5. Dental Assisting (Diploma)
  6. Environmental Health (Diploma)
  7. Community Health (Diploma)
  8. Dental Office Management (Certificate)
  9. Physiotherapy Technician course (Diploma)

COLLEGE OF ARTS, LAW & MANAGEMENT SCIENCES (CALAMS)

Department of Law, Policy & Strategic Studies

  1. Law (Diploma)
  2. Journalism & Mass Communication (Diploma)
  3. International Relations & Strategic Studies (Certificates & Diploma)
  4. Peace & Conflict Resolution Studies (Diploma)
  5. Human Resource Management (Diploma)
  6. Public Administration (Diploma)
  7. Legal Studies (Certificate) 

Department of Arts & Management Sciences

  1. Banking & Finance (Diploma)
  2. Purchasing & Supply (Diploma)
  3. Business Administration (Diploma)
  4. Accounting (Diploma)
  5. Procurement Management (Diploma)
  6. Theatre Arts (Diploma)
  7. Cinematography (Diploma)
  8. Diploma in Tourism & Hospitality Management (Diploma)

 

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, ENGINEERING & ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN (CAEED)

Department of Engineering, ICT & Environmental Design

  1. Computer Science (Diploma)
  2. Information & Communication Technology (Diploma)
  3. Computer Engineering (Diploma)
  4. Chemical Engineering (Diploma)
  5. Electrical Engineering (Diploma)
  6. Petroleum Engineering (Diploma)
  7. Building & Construction (Diploma)
  8. Draughtsmanship (Diploma)
  9. Survey & Geo-informatics (Diploma)
  10. Estate & Property Management (Diploma)
  11. Urban & Regional Planning (Diploma)

Department of Agricultural Science

  1. Agronomy (Crop Science) (Diploma)
  2. Animal Health/Husbandry (Diploma)

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION & SOCIAL SCIENCES (CESS) 

Department of Education

  1. Child Development and Education (Diploma)
  2. Linguistics Education – with options (Diploma)
  3. Education – with options (Diploma)

 

Department of Social Sciences

  1. Library & Information Science (Diploma)
  2. Social Work (Diploma)
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The Bursar’s Office is responsible for the billing and collections of tuition and fees. Questions regarding all charges that appear on the students account may be directed to the Bursar’s Office.


The Bursar’s Office, part of the Finance and Administration Division, is responsible for managing student account receivables and deposit of University funds. This includes:

  • processing payments and credits;
  • billing tuition and fees;
  • processing miscellaneous charges and manual account adjustments;
  • publication of  billing statements;
  • processing inter-fund transactions;
  • processing student and third party refunds.

The Bursar’s office also provides related student service while monitoring and managing student account compliance and collection.

Our Cashier office are located in Legacy University Building. We are open 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday – Friday.

Email: bursar@lagacyuniversitygm.org

Candidates seeking admissions into various programmes in LUGA must have the minimum entry requirement as follows;

I. Foundation Programmes
a) This programme is specifically for candidates with deficiency or deficiencies in their secondary school leaving certificates. Successful candidates will proceed into 100 level of their course of choice at the completion of the programme.

II Diploma Programmes

  • A minimum of four credits obtained at senior secondary school level or equivalent at not more than two sittings.

III. Undergraduate Programmes
a. 100 Level

  • Five credits in the senior secondary school leaving examination or equivalents at not more than two (2) sittings obtained in subjects relevant to the proposed field(s) of study.
  • Candidates seeking admission into Colleges of Health Sciences, Engineering and Agriculture.
  • Candidates seeking admission into Colleges of Arts, Law, Administration and Education must possess Credit in any two of Literature, Economics and Government
  • Candidates seeking admission into Colleges of Environmental Design and Management must possess credits in English, Mathematics and Technical Drawing

b. Direct Entry into 200 or 300 Level

  • Holders of Bachelor degrees, National Diploma or Higher National Diploma in any of the following disciplines can be admitted into direct entry programme: Community Health Science, Environmental Health, Dental Therapy, Dental Technology, Opticianry, Nursing and Midwifery, Health Information or Health Records, Pharmacy Technician, Physiotherapy, Medical Laboratory Science, Medical Imaging, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Biomedical Technology, Journalism, Agricultural Extension and Management, Accountancy, Banking and Finance, Home Economics, Hotel and Catering Management, Immigration Service, Customs Service, Road Safety Service, Nigerian Police, Criminology Studies, Insurance and Taxation, Maritime and Oceanography, Petroleum and Mining Technology, Building Technology, Naval and Air force and other qualifications obtained from a recognized institution.
  • Candidates awaiting result may also apply to the University but should note that they won’t be offered admission until they meet the entry requirements.

Note: Candidates should note that each College of the University may require candidates to satisfy additional requirements before graduation.

All interested candidates should obtain a copy of the application form from the take-off campus or nearest agents with a non-refundable application fee of Thirty Five US Dollars ($35) or its Dalasi or Naira equivalent.

Candidates in Gambia should obtain a copy of the application form from the take-off campus with a non-refundable application fee of D1500 which should be paid into Zenith Bank, Gambia, Legacy University Account No: 6010116821.

Candidates outside Gambia can download a copy of the application form from our website and make payment using any of the bank details below:

Payable via TELEGRAPHIC TRANSFER (TT) to the FBN BANK GAMBIA LTD account below:

FBNBANK (GAMBIA) LTD   
Through Intermediary/Correspondent                
JP Morgan Chase
SWIFT Code:    CHASUS33             
BENEFICIARY INSTITUTION

Ghana international Bank Plc

67 Cheapside
1st Floor
City of London
EC2V 6AZ

United Kingdom

SWIFT CODE: GHIBGB2L

                       

Final Beneficiary Customer:                        
FBNBank (Gambia) Ltd, IBAN: GB89GHIB60926310093302

Customer Name: LEGACY UNIVERSITY THE GAMBIA  A/C: 202203000077788

OR

ZENITH BANK with the account below: (US DOLLARS ONLY)

INTERMIDIARY BANK      CITI BANK NEW YORK
SWIFT CODE:                          CITIUS33
BENEFICIARY BANK ZENITH BANK (UK) LIMITED
SWIFT CODE:                           ZEIBGB2L
ACCOUNT NUMBER                        36874973
FOR FURTHER CREDIT OF ZENITH BANK GAMBIA LTD
CUSTOMER BENEFICIARY:               LEGACY UNIVERSITY, THE GAMBIA
      ACCOUNT NUMBER:     4070105629

Completed application forms with evidence of payment/bank teller should be scanned and sent to the University email address (admission@legacyuniversitygm.org). Prospective candidates should also come along with the original application form and original copies of their credentials to the venue of screening and entrance examination.

The deadline for the purchase and submission of form is Thursday 30th  May, 2019 for summer school and 30th June for 2019/2020 academic session. Screening and Entrance Examination for prospective Candidates will hold on in Banjul, The Gambia and major cities across West Africa at a date to be announced soonest. The Addresses of the Screening Venues will be posted on the University’s website.For additional information, please contact the Admission Officer; (+220) 5073964

Accommodation will be provided for all full time students on a first-come, first-served basis. The classes of accommodation available are: Premium accommodation for single students, two students in an apartment and maximum of four students in an apartment.

Click here for details of type, cost and how to make advance payment for the accommodation and school fees.

Candidates are to note that all Citizens of ECOWAS member countries do not need visa to enter and study in The Gambia. Meanwhile, the University shall make arrangements to obtain resident permits for all its full time students.

The University Registrar                  
Legacy University, The Gambia
(+220)5073964

Our fees are subsidised and are very reasonable with flexibility of payment on instalment basis know more.